Illinois Democrats Approve New Congressional Map; Put Incumbent Reps Marie Newman And Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia In Same DistrictDemocrats say that move — sacrificing one of their own party — proves the new maps are fair and should survive expected court challenges.
Illinois Democrats Look To Increase Edge With New Congressional MapsDemocrats who control state government released their proposed congressional maps Friday, and lawmakers are scheduled to meet in Springfield to pass the new maps before the end of the month.
'You're Breaking Contracts': U.S. Congresswoman Sued For Not Hiring Would-Be RivalNewman's camp stops short of calling the lawsuit a money grab.
Derek Chauvin Verdict: U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush, Other Illinois Congress Members Weigh In; 'An Important First Acknowledgment Of Illegal Police Conduct'U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) said the guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial "gives me hope that we can strive for a system of justice in our nation that is applied equally to all."
Facebook Apologizes For Removing Video Of Congresswoman Marie Newman Displaying Transgender Pride Flag"Supporting transgender Americans is NOT hate speech," Newman wrote in a Twitter post Thursday morning.
After Defeating Rep. Dan Lipinski In Upset, Marie Newman Tops Republican Mike Fricilone To Win 3rd Congressional District SeatDemocrat Marie Newman has won the 3rd Congressional District seat, topping Republican Mike Fricilone.
Progressive Challenger Marie Newman Defeats Longtime Congressman Dan Lipinski In 3rd District RematchA member of the Lipinski family has held that seat since 1983.
U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Backs Marie Newman In 2020 Challenge To Congressman Dan LipinskiLipinski defeated Newman in the 2018 Democratic primary, but with a narrow lead of 42% to 40.15% -- a total of 2,145 votes.
Lipinski Ekes Out Victory Over Newman In 3rd Congressional DistrictIn the general election, Lipinski will face Republican Arthur Jones, a Holocaust denier who ran unopposed in the GOP primary.